Oldhoopster's Recent Activity

  1. Oldhoopster replied to the thread Paper money.

    I strongly recommend that you stop purchasing coins, errors and paper until you learn more about them. If you don't, you are going to...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 10:41 AM
  2. Oldhoopster replied to the thread 1982 Lincoln cent doubled Die or maybe double struck.

    The copper has been breached and the zinc is corroding under the plating. Similar to rust causing the paint on a car to bubble if it...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 6:12 AM
  3. Oldhoopster liked messydesk's post in the thread ANA eLearning Academy.

    When the Summer Seminar was cancelled this year, the ANA spent some time trying to figure out how to move some material online, and...

    Jun 2, 2020 at 2:28 PM
  4. Oldhoopster replied to the thread 2000 P quarter I need help pls.

    I would strongly recommend that you don't buy error coins until you learn more about errors and how they are made. Even if the coin in...

    Jun 2, 2020 at 10:43 AM
  5. Oldhoopster liked paddyman98's post in the thread Help! - Does anyone know who Quarternotes Ltd. are?.

    My daughter turns 18 in 2 days. Also finishing HS and going to Hunter College. She's a very bright girl. I'm glad she's not interested...

    Jun 2, 2020 at 8:32 AM
  6. Oldhoopster liked lordmarcovan's post in the thread Help! - Does anyone know who Quarternotes Ltd. are?.

    My daughter is going to UGA.

    Jun 2, 2020 at 8:32 AM
  7. Oldhoopster replied to the thread Help! - Does anyone know who Quarternotes Ltd. are?.

    Hunter College is a good school. My girlfriend's son earned his PHD in Biochemistry from there last year

    Jun 2, 2020 at 8:16 AM
  8. Oldhoopster replied to the thread Platinum.

    Are you going to use some of that profit to pay back the Coin Talk member you ripped off?

    Jun 1, 2020 at 8:53 PM
  9. Oldhoopster replied to the thread 2000 P quarter I need help pls.

    Why does your friend want to sell you a damaged coin?

    Jun 1, 2020 at 12:54 PM
  10. Oldhoopster liked paddyman98's post in the thread 1982 D copper plated zinc.

    None That's a Large date with Die Deterioration and split plating on the mint mark. I see nothing on the hairline.

    Jun 1, 2020 at 12:44 PM
  11. Oldhoopster replied to the thread 1986 penny die crack?.

    It might be helpful if you explained why you think this coin could be a minting error.

    Jun 1, 2020 at 8:02 AM
  12. Oldhoopster replied to the thread 1986 penny die crack?.

    Die cracks are raised. The mark on your coin is recessed, so it can't be a die crack. Think about the minting process. The die that...

    Jun 1, 2020 at 6:32 AM
  13. Oldhoopster replied to the thread 1991 S Proof DDO?.

    The letters are thinner. True doubled dies CANNOT have this characteristic. You may want to read up about the minting and die making...

    Jun 1, 2020 at 6:22 AM
  14. Oldhoopster attached a file to the thread Newcomb Variety Help- Repost.

    I borrowed Newcomb a few times from the ANA library in the late 80s but could never get the hang of it. Bought Noyes and @John Wright...

    IMG_20200531_184327_kindlephoto-86819064.jpg May 31, 2020 at 7:14 PM
  15. Oldhoopster replied to the thread Okay Die Experts - Am I Right? (US Half Dime Feature).

    Valentine calls this the compass point in laying out the die. Same obv die for V-4 and V-6. Logan and McCloskey just call it a...

    May 31, 2020 at 6:49 PM